A neighbor of the victim of the shooting that took place on Savannah State University's campus Tuesday afternoon recounted her experience being one of the first people to attend to the victim at the scene.
To help students wind down from a hectic school year and to create a relaxed environment ahead of finals, Savannah State Athletics is hosting the “Relaxation Station” for its student athletes.
As the university prepares for the retirement of President Cheryl Dozier, Tiger's Roar asked students on campus what they thought about the legacy Dozier is leaving and what they would like to see in the next leader of Savannah State University.
Cheryl Davenport Dozier has served as the 13th president of Savannah State University. In 2011, Dozier assumed the role as the first permanent female president at the university. This year, Dozier announced she would retire from her role.
Savannah State University’s band director Marques Graham was arrested on suspicion of multiple charges including driving under the influence on Sunday, April 14.
In the wake of Bostic Hall’s demolition verdict in summer2019, its sister building Bowen-Smith still hangs on the balance of time, but only for a short period. It has been confirmed that both buildings will be replaced by newer housing facilities capable of lodging a larger number of student…
On May 11, Tiger Arena's gym floor will be ripped up, hundreds of chairs will cover the floor, and students' family members from across the country will fill those stands.
On March 31, the Gamma Chi chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., presented its Spring 2019 line as official members of the organization in the Wilcox-Wiley gymnasium.
Savannah State University’s Model African Union and Model United Nations organization was established fifteen years ago. After fifteen years of success, the organization was unable to attend the international conference this year in Madrid, Spain due to budget cuts campus wide.
Jeffery Ruff is vying to be Mister Savannah State University for the 1019-2020 academic school year. Sharing his plan and meaning behind his platform, Jefferey hope to motivate the student body to be the best and represent their HBCU with pride.
Have you ever thought about being a director? The directors pop-up workshop hosted by the Mass Communication department on March 15 p.m. at Whiting Hall. The workshop was open for the department students as well as any interested students on campus.
Campaign season has officially begun for the Student Government Association executive board positions as well as the class positions for each individual classification.
It’s that season and the campaigns for the 2019-2020 SGA Royal Court are in full throttle. This is the time of year when Savannah State’s most elite students get the opportunity to prove why they are worthy of being elected as the next leaders of SSU.
Registration will open for students for Fall 2019 on Tuesday, March 26 at 9 a.m. The Registration Assistance Center will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the King Frazier Ballroom. Students can meet with the registrar’s office to declare or change their major or li…
Diversity is an important aspect to any industry, but especially the media. That was the message during the 68th annual Southern Regional Press Institute took place Feb. 28 and March 1 at Savannah State University.
The Independent Student Voice of Savannah State, The Tiger’s Roar, is having one of its best award years ever. The news outlet, which has been in existence since 1938, has been awarded several honors in the past few weeks.
In early March, Jason Buelterman, mayor of Tybee Island, Ga., announced the city would be imposing fines on several well-known Orange Crush promoters if they did not fill out the proper paperwork to hold the large event on Tybee’s beach.
The hallways of Bostic Hall residential facility are empty this semester, as the university prepares to demolish the historic building on Savannah State's campus. Bostic Hall residents were relocated to the Freshman Living and Learning Center for the Spring 2019 semester to clear way for th…
Thursday night, nine long-time supporters of the Southern Regional Press Institute and the media industry were inducted in the SRPI Hall of Fame, joining the first group that was inducted in 2016.
The 68th Annual Southern Regional Press Institute, hosted by the Savannah State University Department of Journalism and Mass Communications, focused on diversity in media this year.
Tatia Adams Fox, Savannah State University alum and Harvard graduate, who is an entertainment specialist for Nickelodeon among other things, addressed a large group of students at the annual Milledge-Owens Awards Luncheon as the final event for the 68th Annual Southern Regional Press Association.
The annual Southern Regional Press Institute (SRPI) is a conference for journalism and mass communication students at Savannah State University (SSU). It was founded in 1951 by Wilton C. Scott, the director of public relations at the University.
On February 21, the SSU Players by the Sea will be displaying various performances highlighting popular African-American musicals. The show is titled “This Joint is Jumping: A Tribute to Black Broadway Musicals. The performances will consist of a number of musicals such as “Ain’t Misbehavin”…
Students with a declared major or minor of Africana Studies have gathered together to recreate the Africana Studies Club with the objective of preventing the department from being deactivated and bringing the essence of the curriculum to the rest of the campus in a more social environment.
The Marsh View room in the King-Frazier student center was filled with students, faculty and staff eager to begin the three-day celebrations of National Freedom Day at Savannah State University.
The study of black history, black press and the challenge of being a black young adult nowadays was the focus of the Ben Chavis’s speech at Savannah State University on Monday afternoon.
Savannah State University has made some adjustments to the athletic department over the Semester. From the former athletic director Sterling Steward, departure on Sept. 28 2018, to the former head coach Erik Raeburn dismissal on Dec. 2nd 2018.
Savannah State University will be hosting various events in observance of National Freedom Day between Jan. 31 and Feb. 2. Freedom Day is an event tied to the university through the first president, Richard R. Wright. There are a wide range of activities to be expected from this upcoming event.
While most college and high school students were in their beds on the morning of Jan. 21, hundreds of Savannah residents were commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the annual parade through downtown.
During what has become the longest federal government closure in United States' history, Americans have started to wonder what measures they can take to ensure the safety of the meals that are being prepared for their families.
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Savannah hosted its annual “We Are One” social justice concert given by Huxsie Scott and Savannah State University’s Concert Chorale.
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day Association is celebrating the life and legacy of Doctor King January 19-21. This year the theme of the celebration is “Dream the Dream…Transforming Hearts, Minds, and the World”, named by Katlin A. Brown of Memorial Day School.
Savannah State University held its 193 undergraduate commencement ceremony today, Saturday, Dec. 8, at Tiger Arena with the graduate ceremony held Friday, Dec. 7.